Recently, a yoting woman of strong antivivisectionist convictions entered the office of a professor of biology and asked if she might buy some cats which he was keeping for dissection. Upon his refusal of her request - for cats have a way of becoming scarce when wanted for anatomical purposes - she said caustically: "You biologists are regular butchers. Unless one is going to be a doctor or a teacher of biology, what good can it possibly do to know the insides of a cat'?"
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"Why Biology?: Editorial,"
Science Bulletin: Vol. 4:
2, Article 5.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/science_bulletin/vol4/iss2/5